[ ab-ruh-gey-shuh n ]
/ ˌæb rəˈgeɪ ʃən /


the act or an instance of abrogating, or repealing: abrogation of the treaty's responsibility.

Nearby words

  1. abristle,
  2. abroach,
  3. abroad,
  4. abrogable,
  5. abrogate,
  6. abrupt,
  7. abruptio placentae,
  8. abruption,
  9. abruptly,
  10. abruptly pinnate

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Word Origin and History for abrogation



1530s, from Latin abrogationem (nominative abrogatio) "repeal of a law," noun of action from past participle stem of abrogare (see abrogate).

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